A NEW GAME FOR EVERYBODY TO PLAY

A NEW GAME FOR EVERYBODY TO PLAY

Post by Daniel Hink » Sat, 07 May 1994 23:38:34


HERE IS A GAME FOR EVERYBODY TO PLAY WHERE YOU CAN WIN $1,000.00 US
DOLLARS..

Have you ever wanted to play G.o.D.? Well here is your chance!!!

G.o.D. is here now, and is ready to play!
G.o.D. is a game short for Guess of Death, which is a version of a dead
pool where you take your best educated guess at 50 famous people
worldwide that you think will die within a certain timeframe.

G.o.D. starts June 1, 1994, and runs until November 30, 1994. During
this time you have to guess 50 people that are famous in one way or
another that you think will die, but you must send in via regular mail
your entries by May 15, 1994 and received by May 30, 1994.

People that you think may die in this time frame may be either music
stars, movie stars, politions, or any famous person. Their deaths must
be reported in a major news media type.. whether it be Major TV news ie:
ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, or CNBC. Print media such as New York Post, L. A.
Times, Wall St. Journal, New York Times, USA Today and Washington Post.
The deaths MUST be reported in one of the above news medias.

Now how to enter. Send in your guesses of 50 famous people that you
think will die by May 15, 1994, along with a "DONATION" of $20.00 US
either in cash or international money order paid in US funds to..

Dan Hinkle
15160 Rushmore
Taylor, MI  48180
USA

To enter, send your Guess of Death and your donation, along with
your internet address, and your regular mailing address to the above
address by the deadline setforth.

Take your most educated guesses of who you think will die, write them
down and mail them in along with your donation.

All entries will be entered into a database and on December 3, 1994,
information will be put in to see which player had the most correct
G.o.D.'s. The player closes wins $1,000.00 US FUNDS..

Lets get Guessing and play G.o.D.!!

Gateway Online ... 38 Line Multi-user Interactive Information System
Taylor, Michigan - (313)291-5571 2400 baud (313)291-5571 9600 baud
Sysops: Bill Mullen - Jeff Breitner

 
 
 

A NEW GAME FOR EVERYBODY TO PLAY

Post by Dennis O'Conn » Sun, 08 May 1994 01:59:44


the net with his proably-illegal and DEFINATELY not
a good idea particpating in *** operation to

And to danny of course.
--

Intel i960(R) Microprocessor Division    Solely responsible for what I do.
"In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular."

 
 
 

A NEW GAME FOR EVERYBODY TO PLAY

Post by Karl Mae » Tue, 10 May 1994 13:50:43

Dennis O'Connor (quite rightly) writes:

Quote:


>the net with his proably-illegal and DEFINATELY not
>a good idea particpating in *** operation to

>And to danny of course.
>--

Here's mine:

 >

 >Subject: Re: A NEW GAME FOR EVERYBODY TO PLAY
 >Newsgroups: rec.equestrian

 >Organization: Sequent Computer Systems Inc.

 >Bcc:
 >
 >Mr. Hinkle:
 >
 >I will neither condemn nor condone your scheme for raising cash
 >for yourself by borrowing (apparently the worst) elements of
 >raffles and network marketing.  To each his own, and if you can
 >find 51+ individuals so lacking in common sense that they are
 >willing to send you cash through the mail, then you will have
 >made yourself some profit.  More power to you.  (I'm assuming
 >you will stand good to your word and pay the thousand even if
 >only one entry shows up... which of course will cause your newly
 >formed business to run in the red, and being the honorable person
 >you are, you will no doubt cough up the $980 difference out of
 >your own pocket to pay up.)
 >
 >What I *do* object to is finding this posting in rec.equestrian,
 >a newsgroup that cares nothing about dead or dying "famous people,"
 >reports of such in national news media, or anything else having
 >to to with "dead pools" or your dubious scheme for profit. (A
 >scheme which you yourself seem to doubt as legitimate by your
 >use of the word "donation" <wink wink nudge> instead of flat out
 >saying "pay me 20 bucks to get in this pool."  Tell you what...
 >If you're breaking any statutes here, I just don't think anybody's
 >going to buy the "donation" thing, ya know?)  In case you don't
 >know, things equestrian have to do with *horses*.
 >
 >Back to the point.  Don't post this trash in places where it
 >doesn't belong, like, ummmm... usenet.
 >
 >
 >Gatecom administrator, I know you're probably busy, but if this
 >is a tenderfoot, please take time from your hectic schedule to
 >offer some gentle counsel.  If this is a flagrant violation of
 >netiquette, then I hope you will deal with the problem.
 >
 >Thank you,

 >
 >Offending article follows:
 >
 >

 >>HERE IS A GAME FOR EVERYBODY TO PLAY WHERE YOU CAN WIN $1,000.00 US
 >>DOLLARS..
 >>
 >>Have you ever wanted to play G.o.D.? Well here is your chance!!!
 >>
 >>G.o.D. is here now, and is ready to play!
 >>G.o.D. is a game short for Guess of Death, which is a version of a dead
 >>pool where you take your best educated guess at 50 famous people
 >>worldwide that you think will die within a certain timeframe.
 >>
 >>G.o.D. starts June 1, 1994, and runs until November 30, 1994. During
 >>this time you have to guess 50 people that are famous in one way or
 >>another that you think will die, but you must send in via regular mail
 >>your entries by May 15, 1994 and received by May 30, 1994.
 >>
 >>People that you think may die in this time frame may be either music
 >>stars, movie stars, politions, or any famous person. Their deaths must
 >>be reported in a major news media type.. whether it be Major TV news ie:
 >>ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, or CNBC. Print media such as New York Post, L. A.
 >>Times, Wall St. Journal, New York Times, USA Today and Washington Post.
 >>The deaths MUST be reported in one of the above news medias.
 >>
 >>Now how to enter. Send in your guesses of 50 famous people that you
 >>think will die by May 15, 1994, along with a "DONATION" of $20.00 US
 >>either in cash or international money order paid in US funds to..
 >>
 >>Dan Hinkle
 >>15160 Rushmore
 >>Taylor, MI  48180
 >>USA
 >>
 >>To enter, send your Guess of Death and your donation, along with
 >>your internet address, and your regular mailing address to the above
 >>address by the deadline setforth.
 >>
 >>Take your most educated guesses of who you think will die, write them
 >>down and mail them in along with your donation.
 >>
 >>All entries will be entered into a database and on December 3, 1994,
 >>information will be put in to see which player had the most correct
 >>G.o.D.'s. The player closes wins $1,000.00 US FUNDS..
 >>
 >>Lets get Guessing and play G.o.D.!!
 >>
 >>Gateway Online ... 38 Line Multi-user Interactive Information System
 >>Taylor, Michigan - (313)291-5571 2400 baud (313)291-5571 9600 baud
 >>Sysops: Bill Mullen - Jeff Breitner
 >
 >

 
 
 

A NEW GAME FOR EVERYBODY TO PLAY

Post by Mike Johns » Thu, 12 May 1994 13:34:41

*Awful post about *** on which famous persons will die this
year deleated. It was much too crass to post again.*

I read on another group where this ghoul has lost his net access.
I'm personally relieved. This post just chilled me. Yuck!

Happy Spring riding all!
Kayleen Reynolds
(On Mike's account)

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